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Having been a student of American history, I often wonder if the Southern institution of slavery would have vanished by its own, by outliving itself, by becoming obsolete. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tamakum
I liked the difference in the book and the movie (Ride with the Devil)
wish there was a sequel.
Also known as "Woe to Live On" the title was changed to make the story more marketable as a movie.
The setting is western Missouri one of the border states in the Civil... Read more
Ride with the Devil was a reprint of Woe to Live On, Woodrell's first novel. Ang Lee, a masterful director (Sense and Sensibility, etc. Read morePublished on May 13, 2011 by Glenda S. Burnside
I've been looking for the book "Woe to live on"
I'd like to know what the difference is between "Ride with the Devil" and "Woe to live on"?
Haven't read any of the other reviews yet, and I'll be interested to learn from any historian-readers what their take is on Mr. Woodrell's historical accuracy. Read morePublished on August 20, 2010 by Showme
As a fan of the tremendously underrated film "Ride with the Devil," I was eager to read the novel on which Ang Lee based his hidden gem. Read morePublished on April 5, 2009 by David B. Schlosser
Given this book's subject matter, it would be very hard to avoid comparisons with Cormac McCarthy's magisterial Blood Meridian. Read morePublished on January 13, 2009 by Court Merrigan
I purchased this without realizing it was a screenplay script.
IF YOU WANT TO READ IT MAKE SURE YOU ARE ORDERING A NOVEL NOT A SCRIPT